Corn Black Navajo
GENUS: Zea SPECIES: mays
Heritage Status: Overseas
Bio-Region of Origin: Kōanga since 2000
Number of Seeds: 50
Description: A black, sweet, dry corn. Beautiful chewy, nutty flavour, best eaten before it goes very black. Cobs not large but very nutritious. This is one of our favourite sweetcorns, requiring a little longer to cook than more modern varieties. This corn makes excellent flour corn, posole and also tortillas!
Planting Instructions: Scatter sow seeds into trays and transplant when 3.5cm high and soil temperatures reach 15-16 degrees C. Plant at 30cm apart in rows 50cm apart, deeply to cover leaves, and if necessary cover from birds.